60 HP 4-Stroke Midrange Outboard

Model BFT60

Weighing in at just 239 pounds, the Tohatsu 60 hp four stroke is one of the lightest weight motors in its class. It features lightweight Mikuni® intake, which helps build low end torque. The BFT60 hp also features Boosted Low Speed Torque, which helps deliver exceptional hole shots and comes standard with a high output 22 amp alternator that produces nearly twice as many charging amps as other competitors. Not to mention the Lean Burn Control, which will get you better fuel economy while at cruising speeds. This powerful, yet lightweight four stroke is one of the best in its class.

Tohatsu 60hp 4-Stroke Benefits:

  • High output 22 amp alternator that produces nearly twice as many charging amps as some competitors
  • Weighing in at only 239 lbs makes the BFT60 one of the lightest motors in its class
  • The BFT60 hp tiller version offers a full 50 degrees of steering to port and to starboard
  • Double sealed multi-layered paint process to help protect against corrosion
  • Ultra-low 3 star CARB emission approved
  • 5 Year limited warranty

Four Stroke Technology:

  • Lightweight Mikuni® intake helps build low end torque
  • Lean burn control for better fuel economy at cruising speeds
  • Boosted low speed torque helps to delivers an exceptional hole shot
  • Non-linear rubber mounts provide smoother operation at all engine speeds
  • A crankshaft-driven trochoid oil pump ensures long-term durability of critical engine components
  • Multi-port programmed fuel injection delivers the precise amount of fuel/air to each cylinder

Fundamentals for User Convenience and Reliability:

  • Built-in freshwater flushing system for easy routine flushing
  • Through-the-prop exhaust for a quieter ride
  • Electronic Control Module protocols allow engine data to be interfaced with on-board systems and systems displays, such as SONAR or GPS
  • Easy access side-mounted oil filter and oil filler ports

Warning & Protection:

  • Low oil pressure warning
  • Overheat warning
  • Start-in-gear protection
  • Over-rev. limiter



Engine Control Unit

BLAST® System - improves acceleration at low speeds

Boosted Low Speed Torque, or BLAST, improves acceleration at low speeds. A quick movement of the throttle control activates the BLAST® system, advancing the ignition curve quickly. This will greatly improve "Hole Shot".

*BLAST® is a registered trademark of Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


Engine Control Unit

ECOmo® - Superior fuel efficiency

ECOmo® increases fuel efficiency by allowing combustion to operate on a leaner air/fuel mixture. At cruising speed, this engine runs on up to 30% less fuel** than others in its class.

*ECOmo® is a registered trademark of Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

**Based on EPA Specific Fuel Consumption Mode.


Three step trolling speed control

Multi-port Programmed Fuel Injection [PGM-FI]® - Powerful Performance

Programmed Fuel Injection delivers the precise amount of fuel/air response with superior fuel efficiency.


Three step trolling speed control

4-front Corrosion Protection System

A patented, "Double Sealed" multi-layered paint process, sacrificial anodes and stainless steel technology, along with waterproof connectors, all enhance corrosion protection.


Three step trolling speed control

Easy Dock Steering® - Exceptional manuverability

Easy Dock Steering® takes the anxiety out of maneuvering your pontoon boat around the marina. The BFT60 has a full 50 degrees of steering to port and again to starboard.

* Easy Dock Steering® is a registered trademark of Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


Three step trolling speed control

Multi Function Tiller Handle

Ergonomically designed shift lever offers smooth shifting for convenience and comfort. Throttle friction allows fine-tuning of the tiller for safety. Up front shift lever, PTT switch, and engine alert lamps provide added convenience.


Engine (No. of Cylinder) SOHC 3 Cylinder/12 Valves
Output 60 hp (44.1 kw)
Displacement 998 cc (61.0 cu.in.)
Bore x Stroke 73 x 80 mm (2.9 x 3.1 in)
Starting Electric
Control Type Remote Control
Gear Shift Forward - Neutral - Reverse
Gear Ratio 2.07:1
Ignition System MicroComputer Programmed
Transom Height 20"
Fuel Unleaded Gasoline (87 Octane or higher)
Oil Type NMMA Certified FC-W® 4-stroke oil** SAE 10W-30/40 (SF, SG, SH, SJ)
Oil Capacity 0.7 gal. (2.7L) with filter
Weight* 243 lbs. (110 kg)
Alternator Output 12V, 240W, 22A
Max. RPM Range 5,000 - 6,000
Programmed Fuel Injection S
Digital CD Ignition System S
Start In Gear Protection S
Thermostat Controlled Cooling System S
Through-The-Prop Exhaust S
Overheat Buzzer S
Oil Pressure Warning S
Power Trim and Tilt S


  • S: Standard Features
  • O: Optional on Certain Models
  • * Weight specification is based on the lightest version.

    ** FC-W® is a registered trademark of the National Marine Manufacturers Assoc. (NMMA)

    Specifications and descriptions are subject to change without notice.



    Parts Book Type Brand Model Book Year Book #
    Download 4-Stroke Tohatsu BFT60A 2014 002-14ZZ3-0
    Download 4-Stroke Tohatsu BFT60A 2015 002-14ZZ3-1

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    Prop Type Load* Diameter Pitch Blades Standard Equip. Part # Comments
    aluminum light 11 15 3   9999RUBH315M  RUBEX / HUB KIT REQUIRED
    aluminum light 11.1 14 3   9999RUBH314M  RUBEX / HUB KIT REQUIRED
    aluminum moderate 11.1 13 3   9999RUBH313M  RUBEX / HUB KIT REQUIRED
    aluminum moderate 11.4 12 3   9999RUBH312M  RUBEX / HUB KIT REQUIRED
    aluminum heavy 11.6 11 3   9999RUBH311M  RUBEX / HUB KIT REQUIRED
    aluminum heavy 12 10 3   9999RUBH310M  RUBEX / HUB KIT REQUIRED
    aluminum heavy 12.1 9 3   9999RUBH309M  RUBEX / HUB KIT REQUIRED
    stainless steel  NA 10.5 15 3   PTNREB3R15P  
    stainless steel  NA 10.5 14 3   PTNREB3R14P  
    stainless steel  NA 10.5 13 3   PTNREB3R13P  
    stainless steel  NA 10.5 12 3   PTNREB3R12P  
    stainless steel  NA 10.5 11 3   PTNREB3R11P  

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